Scouting report: Nuggets vs. Clippers

Updated: April 22, 2006, 9:56 AM ET
By John Carroll | Scouts Inc.
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Don't doubt the Denver Nuggets' blackboard was filled with all the articles about the Clippers wanting to face the Nuggets in the first round.

The Nuggets surely are offended, and coaches will do anything to get an edge.

John Carroll

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John Carroll joined Scouts Inc. after nine years as an NBA coach, including a seven-year tenure with the Boston Celtics that concluded with a four-month stint as interim head coach in 2003-04. Before joining the NBA, Carroll spent six years as head coach at Duquesne University and seven years at Seton Hall as an assistant to head coach P.J. Carlesimo.